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Pregnancy Discrimination: What Are Your Rights?

Have you been wrongfully terminated for being pregnant in Houston or have had your rights otherwise discriminated against? The state of Texas has specific laws set in place to protect the rights of ...
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How to Submit a Minimum Wage Violation Claim in Texas

Are you bringing home less at the end of your pay schedule than you anticipated? Are you finding unexplained gaps in your hours worked? What about random little deductions that you don’t ...
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Texas Payday Law - What Is It?

In Texas, anyone who is compensated for services of any kind, except close relatives and independent contractors, is considered an employee. Any employee in Texas is covered by the Texas Payday Law, ...
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What to Look for If You Think Your Being Underpaid

Most everyone will admit that they’d like to get paid a little more for the work they do. But for some people, the sentiment is less of a workplace musing and more of a serious concern. ...
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Wage & Overtime Rights for Homecare Workers

One of the fastest growing career fields in the country is that of direct care workers as more and more elders hit the retirement age each year. It may come as an unwelcome surprise then that the ...
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Hiring an Employment Attorney & The Questions You Should Ask First

Lawsuits between you and your employer are sure to strike a few nerves as matters progress. You trusted them to take care of you and pay you fairly for doing your work, but somewhere along the line, ...
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Do I Have a Wage-Hour Dispute, and Will I Need a Lawyer?

Employers and their parent companies don’t just stumble into their positions of power or get there by luck. They need to have some familiarity with running a business and a considerable set of ...
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EEOC Charge of Discrimination Time Limits

If you believe that you have been a victim of discrimination in the workplace due to a protected characteristic such as race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability, you can take ...
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Overtime Exemptions in Texas

Do you have reason to believe that you are the victim of an overtime violation at your workplace? The idea of working more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week can understandably seem unbearable to ...
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How the Supreme Court's Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Affects Employment Law

Now that “domestic partnerships” are, more or less, a thing of the past due to the United States Supreme Court’s historic ruling that legalized same-sex marriages nationwide, ...
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What is a Hostile Work Environment?

According to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), every employee America deserves a safe, harassment-free workplace. And yet, inappropriate or aggressive behavior is still ...
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